Tag Archives: democracy

America’s Role in the World

Alan Zendell, November 3, 2020 I grew up in New York City in the years following World War 2. In many ways New York seemed to be the center of the universe back then, because it represented the financial and … Continue reading

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The Most Serious Threat to Our Democracy Yet

Alan Zendell, August 14, 2020 I was a Never-Trumper long before he announced that he was running for president. Trump and I have the same Queens, New York pedigree, except that I wasn’t born to a wealthy, racist father. My … Continue reading

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The Slide to Autocracy

Alan Zendell, July 25, 2018 I was one of many who was struck, early on, by the similarities between Donald Trump’s rise to power and that of Adolf Hitler. The number of websites devoted to the subject is astounding, and … Continue reading

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Ryan Needs to Show What He’s Made Of

Alan Zendell, May 26, 2017 Were I to write to House Speaker Paul Ryan, I could say everything I needed to in three words: “Grow a pair!” But that wouldn’t be nice, and more to the point he might not … Continue reading

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